Copper Furnaces

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories has introduced a third generation of silicon carbide (SiC) refractories designed to effectively protect copper furnaces.


Dedicated R&D teams have developed high performance materials that offer an industry-leading service life. In the field, experienced engineers apply their design expertise to deliver refractory systems that enhance furnace performance, reliability and service life.

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Tap Hole System for Primary Copper Production


Tap hole blocks are subject to extreme wear due to continuous contact with flowing molten copper.

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories sets the standard for reliability and long service life in this essential furnace component. Custom-designed single-piece tap hole blocks can resist wear and oxidation for several years.

They can be installed quickly and easily, integrating seamlessly with hot face bricks and DryVibe safety lining.


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Non Ferrous Copper Shaft Furnaces

Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories has
introduced a THIRD GENERATION of silicon carbide
refractories to effectively protect your copper

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